Company : Halifax Regional Municipality
Salary : $19.50 an hour
Location : Nova Scotia
Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is inviting applications for the casual position of Summer Coordinator in Parks and Recreation. Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is committed to reflecting the community it serves and recognizing Diversity and Inclusion as one of the Municipality’s core values. We have an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Women in occupations or positions where they are underrepresented in the workforce, Indigenous/Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities and 2SLGBTQ+ Persons. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify on their electronic application.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Summer Coordinator plans and organizes recreational programs and schedules facilities for a variety of age groups. The Coordinator designs curriculum and supports persons with disabilities in programs (i.e. personal care, lifting procedures, adapting activities, etc.). Other responsibilities include: daily duties such as planning, implementing, promoting, supervising, and evaluating recreation programs and services; scheduling, supervising, motivating, and evaluating Summer Program Instructors; managing risks, ensuring participant safety; inventories, distributes and collects equipment and supplies; handling administrative duties, networking with community groups and organizations; organizing special events and outings, submitting regular reports, tracking statistics; maintaining a budget and organizing staff meeting.
- At least one season/summer of experience leading preschoolers/children/youth in a recreational setting and designing program curriculum
- Knowledge and understanding of Healthy Child Development
- At least one season/summer of demonstrated program leadership skills
- Supervisory experience an asset
- Experience teaching sport an asset
- Previous experience working with persons with disabilities an asset
Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities
- Current certification in Emergency First Aid (CSA Basic) and Level C CPR an asset
- Successful completion of all training requirements (including High Five and WHMIS) prior to start date
- Access to a reliable vehicle may be required for some positions
- Screening through the Child Abuse Registry and a Police Record Check
Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants may be required to complete an employment security screening check.
Please note – Testing may be conducted as a component of the selection process to assess technical and job specific knowledge. Candidates, who are selected for testing, may be tested in a group setting, scheduled at the employer’s discretion.
Competencies: Developing Others, Conflict Management, Organization and Planning, Risk Management, Communication, Team Leadership, Valuing Diversity, Initiative, Decision Making, Customer Service
WORK STATUS: Casual/Seasonal - May 24th 2023 to August 31st 2023
HOURS OF WORK: Monday to Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm. Must be flexible/some evening and weekend work required
SALARY: Non Union, $19.50 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)
WORK LOCATION: Various Community Recreation Centres in the Halifax Regional Municipality, listed below.
Bedford/Hammonds Plains Community Centre, Captain William Spry Community Centre, Chocolate Lake Community Centre, Citadel Community Centre, Cole Harbour Recreation Centre, Dartmouth North Community Centre, Findlay Community Centre, George Dixon Community Centre, Gordon R. Snow Community Centre, Lakeside Community Centre, LeBrun Recreation Centre, Musquodoboit Harbour Community Centre, Musquodoboit Valley, Needham Community Centre, North Preston Community Centre, Sackville/Lucasville, Sackville Sports Stadium, Sheet Harbour, St. Andrew’s Community Centre, Horizon Recreation Centre.
CLOSING DATE: Applications will be received until 11:59pm on Sunday, March 19, 2023.
Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for interview/testing will be contacted.
During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process.